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    Sale 12975

    Noble & Private Collections Part I

    2 November 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 152

    A LOUIS XV ORMOLU AND MEISSEN PORCELAIN POT-POURRI WITH TWO COMMEDIA DELL'ARTE FIGURES FROM 'THE DUKE OF WEISSENFELS SERIES'

    THE MEISSEN FIGURES CIRCA 1745, THE MOUNT MID-18TH CENTURY, THE POT AND COVER PROBABLY CIRCA 1830, THE CENTRAL STEM SUPPORT 19TH CENTURY

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    A LOUIS XV ORMOLU AND MEISSEN PORCELAIN POT-POURRI WITH TWO COMMEDIA DELL'ARTE FIGURES FROM 'THE DUKE OF WEISSENFELS SERIES'
    THE MEISSEN FIGURES CIRCA 1745, THE MOUNT MID-18TH CENTURY, THE POT AND COVER PROBABLY CIRCA 1830, THE CENTRAL STEM SUPPORT 19TH CENTURY
    The ormolu base with central stem supporting a flower-encrusted baluster pot and domed cover, issuing ormolu leaves and French porcelain flowers, flanked by Meissen figures of Pantalone and Dottore Bolorado modelled by J.J.Kändler and P. Reinicke,(cover with restored rim chip and lacking finial, stained crazing to pot and cover, losses and chipping to flowers and fingers to one hand of each figure, minor flaking and rubbing)
    Approximately 10 ¼ in. (26 cm.) high


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN